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diacetic acid

[dahy-uh-see-tik, -set-ik, dahy-]
noun Chemistry.
  1. acetoacetic acid.
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Origin of diacetic acid

First recorded in 1880–85; di-1 + acetic acid
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diacetic acid in Medicine

diacetic acid

(dī′ə-sētĭk)
n.
  1. acetoacetic acid
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